This course is oriented toward US high school students. The course is divided into 10 units of study. The first five units build the foundation of concepts, vocabulary, knowledge, and skills for success in the remainder of the course. In the final five units, we will take the plunge into the domain of inferential statistics, where we make statistical decisions based on the data that we have collected.
Introduction to quantitative analysis of business and economics, with emphasis on the application of statistical methods and tools in business decision-making. Topics include descriptive statistics, elementary probability, and introduction to statistical inference using sampling, estimation, and introduction to hypothesis testing; and use of application software. Additional topics include: two-sample confidence intervals and hypothesis testing, correlation analysis, anova, regression and forecasting; and use of application software.
Introductory survey of quantitative methods (QM), or the application of statistics in the workplace. Examines techniques for gathering, analyzing, and interpreting data in any number of fieldsĺÎĺ from anthropology to hedge fund management.
The applets in this section of Statistical Java allow you to see how levels of confidence are achieved through repeated sampling. The confidence intervals are related to the probability of successes in a Binomial experiment.
- Statistics and Probability
- Material Type:
- Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education
- Provider Set:
- Anderson-Cook, C.
- Dorai-Raj, S.
- Robinson, T.
- Date Added:
This course is designed to introduce first-year Sloan MBA students to the fundamental techniques of using data. In particular, the course focuses on various ways of modeling, or thinking structurally about decision problems in order to make informed management decisions.
How to Use Microsoft Excel: The Careers in Practice Series is an textbook appropriate for a course covering Microsoft Excel at a beginner to intermediate level. It is geared toward and will be accommodating for students and instructors with little to no experience in using Microsoft Excel. However, the approach is not at the expense of relevance.
Introductory Business Statistics is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the one-semester statistics course for business, economics, and related majors. Core statistical concepts and skills have been augmented with practical business examples, scenarios, and exercises. The result is a meaningful understanding of the discipline, which will serve students in their business careers and real-world experiences.
"Introductory Business Statistics with Interactive Spreadsheets - 1st Canadian Edition" is an adaptation of Thomas K. Tiemann's book, "Introductory Business Statistics". In addition to covering basics such as populations, samples, the difference between data and information, and sampling distributions, descriptive statistics and frequency distributions, normal and t-distributions, hypothesis testing, t-tests, f-tests, analysis of variance, non-parametric tests, and regression basics, the following information has been added: the chi-square test and categorical variables, null and alternative hypotheses for the test of independence, simple linear regression model, least squares method, coefficient of determination, confidence interval for the average of the dependent variable, and prediction interval for a specific value of the dependent variable. This new edition also allows readers to learn the basic and most commonly applied statistical techniques in business in an interactive way -- when using the web version -- through interactive Excel spreadsheets. All information has been revised to reflect Canadian content.
Reviews available here: https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/introductory-business-statistics-with-interactive-spreadsheets-1st-canadian-edition
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Descriptive Statistics and Frequency Distributions
Chapter 2. The Normal and t-Distributions
Chapter 3. Making Estimates
Chapter 4. Hypothesis Testing
Chapter 5. The t-Test
Chapter 6. F-Test and One-Way ANOVA
Chapter 7. Some Non-Parametric Tests
Chapter 8. Regression Basics
Introductory Statistics follows scope and sequence requirements of a one-semester introduction to statistics course and is geared toward students majoring in fields other than math or engineering. The text assumes some knowledge of intermediate algebra and focuses on statistics application over theory. Introductory Statistics includes innovative practical applications that make the text relevant and accessible, as well as collaborative exercises, technology integration problems, and statistics labs.
Access also available here: https://openstax.org/details/books/introductory-statistics
Table of Contents
Sampling and Data
Discrete Random Variables
Continuous Random Variables
The Normal Distribution
The Central Limit Theorem
Hypothesis Testing with One Sample
Hypothesis Testing with Two Samples
The Chi-Square Distribution
Linear Regression and Correlation
F Distribution and One-Way ANOVA
You are probably asking yourself the question, "When and where will I use statistics?". If you read any newspaper or watch television, or use the Internet, you will see statistical information. There are statistics about crime, sports, education, politics, and real estate. Typically, when you read a newspaper article or watch a news program on television, you are given sample information. With this information, you may make a decision about the correctness of a statement, claim, or "fact." Statistical methods can help you make the "best educated guess."
Table of Contents
1 Sampling and Data
1.1 Sampling and Data: Introduction
1.2 Sampling and Data: Statistics
1.3 Sampling and Data: Key Terms
1.4 Sampling and Data: Data
1.5 Sampling and Data: Variation and Critical Evaluation
1.6 Sampling and Data: Frequency, Relative Frequency, and Cumulative Frequency
2 Descriptive Statistics
2.1 Descriptive Statistics: Introduction
2.2 Descriptive Statistics: Displaying Data
2.3 Descriptive Statistics: Histogram
2.4 Descriptive Statistics: Measuring the Center of the Data
2.5 Descriptive Statistics: Skewness and the Mean, Median, and Mode
2.6 Descriptive Statistics: Measuring the Spread of the Data
3 The Normal Distribution
3.1 Normal Distribution: Introduction
3.2 Normal Distribution: Standard Normal Distribution
3.3 Normal Distribution: Z-scores
3.4 Normal Distribution: Areas to the Left and Right of x
3.5 Normal Distribution: Calculations of Probabilities
3.6 Central Limit Theorem: Central Limit Theorem for Sample Means
3.7 Central Limit Theorem: Using the Central Limit Theorem
4 Confidence Interval
4.1 Confidence Intervals: Introduction
4.2 Confidence Intervals: Confidence Interval, Single Population Mean, Population Standard Deviation Known, Normal
4.3 Confidence Intervals: Confidence Interval, Single Population Mean, Standard Deviation Unknown, Student's-t
4.4 Confidence Intervals: Confidence Interval for a Population Proportion
5 Hypothesis Testing
5.1 Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Introduction
5.2 Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Null and Alternate Hypotheses
5.3 Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Using the Sample to Test the Null Hypothesis
5.4 Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Decision and Conclusion
6 Linear Regression and Correlation
6.1 Linear Regression and Correlation: Introduction
6.2 Linear Regression and Correlation: Linear Equations
6.3 Linear Regression and Correlation: Slope and Y-Intercept of a Linear Equation
6.4 Linear Regression and Correlation: Scatter Plots
6.5 Linear Regression and Correlation: The Regression Equation
6.6 Linear Regression and Correlation: Correlation Coefficient and Coefficient of Determination
6.7 Linear Regression and Correlation: Testing the Significance of the Correlation Coefficient
6.8 Linear Regression and Correlation: Prediction
This is an Internet-based probability and statistics E-Book. The materials, tools and demonstrations presented in this E-Book would be very useful for advanced-placement (AP) statistics educational curriculum. The E-Book is initially developed by the UCLA Statistics Online Computational Resource (SOCR). However, all statistics instructors, researchers and educators are encouraged to contribute to this project and improve the content of these learning materials.
This course will provide you with a comprehensive introduction to spreadsheets; it is designed for first-time users with very little or no exposure to the subject.
This 12-minute video lesson looks at the T-Statistic Confidence Interval (for small sample sizes). [Statistics playlist: Lesson 52 of 85]
This 7-minute video lesson compares Z-statistics and T-statistics. [Statistics playlist: Lesson 49 of 85]